CLEVELAND – The election wasn’t the only thing people were blown over by on Tuesday. Wind gusts reached 40 mph on Election Day. According to First Energy, more than 30,000 people experienced a power outage. Trumbull County has been hit the hardest with 14,303 people having no power. Twenty-one precincts in Trumbull County were affected […]

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – More than 4,000 FirstEnergy customers are without power in Cuyahoga County. Meteorologist Samantha Roberts said scattered storms are moving through Northeast Ohio. It should stop raining in the Cleveland area by 7:10 p.m. on Wednesday, just in time for the Cleveland Indians game. Additional warnings are possible today, according to […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Weddings were canceled, stores broken into, restaurants lost thousand of dollars to spoiled food and thousands went without power for hours on Saturday night because of an outage on Cleveland’s West Side. There is now finger pointing going on, and FirstEnergy (FE) has come out first to say the blame is on […]

NORTHEAST OHIO (WOIO) – FirstEnergy has confirmed more than 13,000 customers throughout Northeast Ohio have lost power due to storm damage. The hardest hit counties include: Cuyahoga: 3,961 Medina: 598 Summit: 5,633 Stark: 2,312 Storms and heavy rains are expected through Thursday.   READ MORE: Article Courtesy of WOIO Cleveland 19 News  First Picture […]

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Staff and students at a school in San Juan erupted with joy in early January when they regained electricity. The entire island of Puerto Rico lost power after Hurricane Maria tore through in September of 2017.  Academia Bautista Puerto Nuevo, a school that serves around 1,100 students, waited 112 days for their power to […]

Several areas throughout northeast Ohio were still without power on Thursday morning. Thousands of residents remained without any electricity because of the combination of high winds Wednesday night into Thursday morning, along with the lasting impact from Wednesday morning’s severe thunderstorms that moved through the area. Power crews remained working overnight to restore power to customers. […]

CLEVELAND – An underground explosion has been reported in Cleveland Wednesday afternoon. Cleveland State University Police blocked off Euclid Avenue at East 30th Street, but have since re-opened Euclid Avenue. Scorch marks can be seen around the manhole cover.’s Homa Bash reports a transformer blew up underground.   READ MORE: Article and First […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Evergreen Energy Solutions is installing what’s believed to be the largest urban solar field in the county. It’s located on six acres on the boarder of Cleveland and East Cleveland and is set to be switched on this July. What was once an old condemned building turned into a vacant […]

  Wednesday mid-afternoon, FirstEnergy is reporting on its website that more than 29,854 people are without power as a winter storm begins to move across Northeast Ohio. Parma Municipal Court has had its power restored and so the court remains in session. Parma police say there is no power on State Road from Brookpark to […]

  Wednesday is the 10th anniversary of the Great Northeast Blackout of 2003. It put 55 million people in six states and Canada in the dark and it’s blamed on a perfect storm of problems that started right here with FirstEnergy. Could something like this happen again? The Eastlake FirstEnergy power plant was the first plant to […]

(CNN) — The cause of Sunday’s power outage at the Super Bowl in New Orleans has been traced to a newly installed electrical relay device meant to protect Superdome equipment, a power company and the device’s manufacturer said Friday. But the companies appear to be on different pages about whether human error was to blame. […]


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